The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 94 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Economics 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.061% 0.45% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 1.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£420 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £360 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Economics
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
399 382 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.21% 24.41% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 199 144
Average daily rate £350 £319 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £175 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £10.83 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £34.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Economics across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Economics across the East Midlands region.

Economics Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Economics
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Economics across the East Midlands region.

Economics Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Economics
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Economics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Economics.

1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Stata
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) CDISC
4 1 (20.00%) Clinical Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Economics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Economics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) Stata
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Clinical Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
1 1 (20.00%) CDISC
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP